Category Archives: Frugality

Smith Farms haul

Great trip to Smith Farms in Irvine again today. This is what I got for under $21 – 3 bags of produce: 6 green apples Bunch cilantro 2 bunches green onion String of garlic Bunch bananas 2 huge avocados 2 … Continue reading

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Smith Farms

OK, so I just have to give some love to Smith Farms, my favorite place to buy produce in Orange County, California. I’m lucky to have a lot of local organic sources available to me like farmers markets, and farm … Continue reading

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The Zero-Waste Wardrobe?

Although I started Project 333 on June 1st, the official summer session starts July 1. I joined the Project 333 Quick Start Course and am getting lots of great ideas. It’s also a nice community and I’m meeting other Minimalists … Continue reading

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No Shopping Month – My Progress so Far

So I had decided not to do any shopping in the month of April other than purchases that were necessary. I’ve done pretty well so far, and only purchased one thing that might be marginal – a pedometer. I had … Continue reading

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No Spend Month – an experiment for April

I just discovered an AWESOME blog called Small Notebook – For A Simple Home.  It’s actually been around for a few years and there are lots of great ideas on the site.  I just added it to my blogroll also. My … Continue reading

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Five Steps Forward, One Step Back…..

I posted recently that I paid off my credit cards! Well, I should have “knocked wood” when I said it, because my car broke down twice  in two weeks. It’s never a good sign when your car is leaking antifreeze … Continue reading

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